The Things You Would Have Said: The Chance to Say What You Always Wanted Them to Know: Jackie Hooper, Joyce Bean, and Fred Stella. As a young writer, Hooper made it her project to ask the simple question "What would people say to someone if they had another chance to say it?" to anyone who would listen. And the letters began to pile up... #Books #Regret
The Song of Achilles (Enhanced Edition), by Madeline Miller: This is one of those books where you know exactly how it will end, and you watch the beginning turn into the middle and sail towards tragedy on the edge of your seat. A very deep and dimensional version of the classic story. I have the kindle version, but the paperback cover is lovely and sparkly.
The Woodcutter by Kate Danley: Interesting premise that combines a little bit of Red Riding Hood and classic Grimm with a little bit of darkness. Well, darker Grimm...which is dark. It was entertaining and I liked the actual Woodcutter. Also a unique tone. If you read a lot of fantasy and want to sample something different, try this out.
Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel by Carol Rifka Brunt: Whoa, this cover doesn't feel like the book at all! A coming of age story of an odd girl who idolizes her uncle. After her uncle dies of AIDS, she notices a stranger hanging around...Very good, very emotional. Recommended.
City of Thieves: by David Benioff. I absolutely loved this book. Dark humor and great characters on the backdrop of a WWII Leningrad. A deserter and a looting boy are set free from prison with the impossible charge of finding a dozen eggs for a military official's daughter's wedding cake.